Breaking News: In an unprecedented effort, the state government of Rio de Janeiro and Rio de Janeiro’s City Hall have joined forces to create the Rio Film Commission, a one-stop-shop for all audiovisual production needs within the state, including permits, locations and police assistance. The commission is headed by Steve Solot, former Latin-American Senior Vice-President for the Motion Picture Association, and current President of the Latin American Training Center (LATC), a regional audiovisual training and consulting firm in Rio.
The bold text below shows how Steve filled in the development blanks. We invite readers to fill in the blanks themselves by using the comment function below. While you are at it, why not respond to Steve’s suggestion below as well? Or ask him a question. Here goes:
In an era of limits, the new definition of development comprises economic, social digital and educational goals.
If I were casting a sequel of Nightmare on Development Street, my choice to play Freddie Krueger would be Hugo Chavez.
As part of the development agenda, water is critical.
As part of the development agenda, tourism is secondary.
Continued or increased dependence on the automobile will lead to setbacks in development of alternative energy sources.
The population explosion will lead to a worsening of the global standard of living.
The most likely millennium development goal to be achieved is the attainment of universal minimum educational levels.
The most difficult millennium development goal to achieve is social welfare.
The most glaring thing missing from the development agenda is sincere sacrifices from the developed nations.
My favorite development success story is South Korea.
The sentence I would like to see others complete is: These are my own expectations of how to share wealth and income____________________________.
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